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Fidelity Wars #119: Alvy, Nacho & Rubin – “Ya No Te Quiero Más”

Stephin Merritt once had the amusing idea of making The Magnetic Fields into a franchise of sorts, which he shared during a live interview. Different groups of people touring the world playing their songs, but using the band’s name. While … Continue reading

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Fidelity Wars #111: The Magnetic Fields – “Plant White Roses”

So I finally got my hands on Stephin Merritt’s Obscurities. The definite highlights are “I Don’t Believe You” and “Yet Another Girl” – which I’d already heard – and the previously unreleased “Forever And A Day” and “The Song From … Continue reading

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The Elusive Obscurities

On July 11th I pre-ordered Stephin Merritt’s Obscurities release through amazon.co.uk. I’m eager to get my hands on it, and figure pre-ordering is the best way to get it as early as possible. I also decided to order Destroyer‘s  excellent … Continue reading

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The Magnetic Fields @ Rockefeller 10

On Thursday last week – which would be March 25th – I went to see The Magnetic Fields live. I was debating whether or not I really should, as the ticket prices were somewhat steep – 300 NOK a piece … Continue reading

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Fidelity Wars #42: Figures On A Beach – “No Stars” (Club Remix)

DJ and musician Christopher Ewen joined up with singer-songwriter Stephin Merritt of The Magnetic Fields to form their Future Bible Heroes side-project. That was how I came to know about Ewan and his old 80s band, Figures On A Beach, … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Stephin Merritt Capable Of Laughing

Stephin Merritt should be a well known name to all us urban indie hipsters. He is, of course, the man behind the band The Magnetic Fields in addition to a number of other musical projects. He has become known for … Continue reading

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